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21  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / babydoll dress! on: March 25, 2009 07:41:22 PM
so about a year ago, i found a pattern in interweave crochet [the spring 08 edition] i was nervous to start it, since its the biggest thing i've done, but i was feeling ambitious, and gave it a shot.
and i thought it would be a nice dress that could be worn all seasons with different accessories. i've been working on it on and off since then, and i finally finished it ANDDD got a chance to wear it at my school's senior mother daughter dinner tonight.

the original pattern was from crochet me. its called babydoll dress and its by Amy ONeill
Houck. i don't usually use the same color as the pattern suggests, but i liked it..so i did!



my mom and i at the dinner!


and finally, my best friend and i


:]
let me know what you think!
22  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / wooden beaded necklace on: March 09, 2009 06:15:26 PM
basically, i was flipping through a magazine and saw a necklace that i loved. then i had my "aha! i can make this, too" moment that we craftsters are all too fond of.
and i'm an amature in this necklace making stuff, but i made a necklace like the one in the magazine with some beads i was holding onto and had no idea what to do with.


lol, i'm not sure why i look like casper the ghost.
[pasty and frail never fails..]



:]
23  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / tea wallet! on: March 09, 2009 06:11:30 PM
i saw this pattern on craftster and had to try it!
its made of some fun fabric i had laying around and a vintage button from grams.



full of my favorite tea! [tazo: awake! amazinggggg]





:]
24  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / st patricks day mohawk hat on: March 09, 2009 06:08:00 PM
i had some sweet green yarn laying around just in time for st patricks day!
i guess you could call this a beer drinkin' hat.







:]
25  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / summer dress and high waisted skirt tutorial? on: February 23, 2009 02:17:55 PM
its still freezing here in new york, but im already anxious to make summer dresses and skirts. however, i can't really find patterns for what im looking for. also, im cheap, so im looking for free patterns. anyone know any?



im looking for a dress like the body of this one:

http://www.mccallpattern.com/item/M5466.htm??tab=dresses&page=5
or any summery jersey dress.

and a skirt sort of like this:


thanks in advance!
26  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / earflap hats: image chunky! on: February 07, 2009 06:13:27 PM
i made a bunch of hats this week, but for your sake, i'm only posting two here

sorry the pictures are so biiiiiiig :]








this ones made out of some wool my grandma mixed back in the day and some grey acrylic yarn i had laying around. i guess gramz was feeling patriotic that day?




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and this one is from a brown alpaca mix and a dusty black wool mix. SO SOFT! and and and its not itchy! its so exciting to find a non itchy alpaca!



27  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / leggings on: January 28, 2009 12:22:47 PM
i was inspired by this post: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=251506.0
my school has this week for midterms, but i have none, so i just have  week of vacation. i finally have crafting time! so i made myself some shiny new maroon leggings :]




oh and i also made a huge mess in my living room!
28  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / circle scarf! edit: tutorial added on: January 15, 2009 01:33:29 PM
i went into american apparel and fell in love with their circle scarves. but they must be joking if they think i'll pay thirty dollars for something i can do AND already have the fabric for.
so i made one, like a true craftster.
its a little bit longer than theirs, but i enjoy it.


wrapped around three times

as a scoodie, although i probably won't ever wear it like this.

hope you like it.


edit:

a tutorial was requested, so here it is. its super easy so i hope i explained it well.
basically, you cut a long rectangle, and sew the one seam together. the measurements are loosely interpreted, since they weren't really..measured. but mine was AROUND 75 inches and a little over a food wide, which you can modify to your own preference. since its such an odd cut, you'll probably be able to make more than one from the fabric you buy! feel free to ask questions.
29  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / eek! do plain hoody patterns EXIST?! on: September 27, 2008 04:49:43 PM
i've been looking for a long long time, but i can't find [or make..] a hoody pattern! i'd like one without a zipper, basically like this:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/4173WJJQNSL._AA280_.jpg

so if anyone could help out, that would be awesomeeeee :]
thanks in advance!
30  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / infinity dress measurement help!? on: June 18, 2008 05:18:48 PM
basically, i've been dying to make an infinity dress [here's the link if you haven't seen it: http://rowena.typepad.com/rostitchery/infinity-dress.html]
but im having a lot of trouble with figuring out how much fabric to buy.
here are my measurements, and if someone could help me out a bit that would be great!
[ps: i want to make it with a circle skirt, not in arc pieces or however other people do it.]


waist: 34 inches
desired length of skirt: 17 inches
artpit to boob: 8.5 inches
height: 5'3" [or maybe the pattern required torso length rather than full height, so in that case: 22"]

is three yards enough? too much? im terrible with measurements like this..
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